In 2008 the apple app store went live with 500 apps. These apps were dark and dingy and covered to the point of offense with shadows, bevels and gradients.

Today the apple app store has over 1.5 millions apps. With minimalism reigning, these apps are light and bright and really quite delightful to use.

They have evolved in tandem with the smartphone and it has been a swift evolutionary process.

Mobanode have designed and developed the official St. Patrick’s Festival App since 2008. Take a look at what happened. It has to be seen to be believed.